Category Archives: DIY/Maker

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You don’t need to spend a lot of money to look good! Thrift Town and LLVB have you covered. 

Thrifting is a fun experience and for me it doesn’t just stop at finding that special hidden piece at Thrift Town. Sometimes these special recycled clothing finds become deconstructed and upcycled into high quality garments that are super fashionable, unique and unexpected. My Read More →

BLANKET STATEMENT PIECE: luxe thrifted textiles

SHOESTRING DIARIES: LUXE FOR LESS I’ve been wanting to add some rich textures to my home, and have been keeping my eye out while thrifting. So many design blogs and friends’ homes have these lovely handmade/high end textiles that are just so very cozy Read More →

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Amazing Thrifted Jewelry and Treasures Galore!

Marilyn said, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” Although I am fond of diamonds, fashion jewelry also makes my heart skip a beat. It can really change up an outfit and make a girl feel special, or funky, or delicate depending on what she Read More →

Trendy Art Hack

Posted on by Ashley | diy-maker | thrift-life

I’m a sucker for trends and these tribal-inspired art patterns are super-hot. I’m in love with a wool wall hanging set I saw that costs $425. I recreated one of these expensive wall hanging designs on a canvas for my own home. I Read More →

BOOKS! BOOKS! AND MORE BOOKS!

Thrift Town has so many fabulous books, and this Summer we are celebrating reading in a BIG way with THREE Huge 50% Off ALL Books Sales: June 22nd – Summer Reads Sale July 13th – Mid Summer Book Sale August 9th – Book Read More →

DIY Swimsuit- July 5 is National Bikini Day!

Posted on by Camilla | diy-maker | college-scene

School is out and summer is F-I-N-A-L-L-Y here! I can’t wait to spend my summer swimming, tanning and having a blast! To kick off the summer, I decided to try my hand at converting a few tankini tops to bikini tops. Check out my project! Read More →

Easy DIY Dip Dyed and Tribal Baskets

  Baskets have been a popular and useful household item, probably since people became people. “The earliest known baskets were made about 27,000 BC in eastern Europe. But people probably made baskets much earlier. They just don’t last very well, because they rot.” https://quatr.us/africa/history-baskets-invented-baskets.htm Flash Read More →

Summertime Blues- A Hot Color This Season!

Posted on by ali | diy-maker | college-scene

Swimming in Summertime Blues ~ Want to cool down your summertime wardrobe? Thrift Town has all the blues to help you get through the heat. Blue, being a primary color of many qualities, is said to create productivity in a workspace as well Read More →

Save Some Dough & Celebrate World Baking Day – Thrift Style!

World Baking Day is May 17th! I’m no celebrity chef, but I have a feeling your treats and your family won’t know (or care) they were baked with thrifted spatulas, bowls and baking sheets. Mine don’t! Strap on your favorite apron. Pre-heat the Read More →

DIY Jewelry Organizer

Sometimes I find something old, like this vintage thread organizer, and I say to myself, “This would be a really cool {FILL IN THE BLANK}. Well, in this case, I envisioned spray painting this white and using it to hold and organize my Read More →